A flexible programme of advanced study for students with a wide range of computing backgrounds.
The MSc in Computing is perfect for students looking to develop upon their previous computing-based qualifications from courses such as Computing, Information Technology, Information Systems, Software Engineering or related disciplines. This course provides the opportunity and guidance necessary for students to build upon their existing knowledge and gain the skills necessary to succeed in both commercial computing and research.
This degree programme aims to give students a Masters-level postgraduate education in the knowledge, skills and understanding of computing and software development to enable them to operate effectively in the application of computing in industry, commerce or research.
This course is highly flexible, adapting to your skill level to create a programme tailored to suit you. We encourage a professional, inter-disciplinary and user-centred approach to software design and production, and will enable you to develop the skills so that you can undertake a major software development project.
In keeping with our theme of flexibility, this course offers its students a wide choice of individual projects to choose from.
You will have 24-hour access to our award winning and purpose-built Queen Mother Building. It has an unusual mixture of lab space and breakout areas, with a range of conventional and special equipment for you to use. It's also easy to work on your own laptop as there is wireless access throughout the building. Our close ties to industry allows us access to facilities such as Windows Azure and Teradata, and university and industry standard software such as Tableau for you to evaluate and use.
The University maintains a friendly, intimate and supportive atmosphere, and we take pride in the fact that we know all of our students. We have a thriving postgraduate department with regular seminars and guest speakers.
Who should study this course?
This postgraduate degree is a flexible programme designed for graduates in computing subjects who wish to widen and/or deepen their knowledge of computing be they seasoned programmers or relative beginners.